Indian leather exports falling down

Fewer imports by the US, Germany and other European nations are responsible. Bengaluru: The leather exports industry of India has suffered a huge plunge because of the Covid-19 induced lockdown. The leather exports industry saw a downfall of 34.15 percent. According to the Council for Leather Exports, India exported Rs. 278,056.32 million (US$ 3,984.13 million) […]

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Pandemic, the saviour of the comic book industry

With bookstores closed due to the lockdown, some online stores like The Comic Book Store saw a growth of 5000 percent they say. Bengaluru: Hundreds of paperback graphic novels lie stacked in the comic book aisle of the Blossom bookstore. Many writers and artists had to stop their production because stores were shut during the […]

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Sellers Sacrifice Profit to Survive in Market

Stall and shop owners in local markets said that they lost business by almost 80 per cent, and were forced to reduce their profit margin. Bengaluru: Shopping in local markets isn’t the same. With the fear of Covid-19 and government restrictions, the plight of shop and stall owners in local markets in Bengaluru have increased. […]

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